Delrin Machining

Delrin® Machined Parts

Meets ASTM D 4181.

Delrin® is a registered trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company for its brand of acetal resin. Also known as Polyoxymethylene (POM), polyacetal, acetal, and polyformaldehyde, Delrin® is an engineering thermoplastic mainly used in precision parts that require high stiffness, low friction and excellent dimensional stability.

Vanderveer Industrial Plastics supplies Delrin® rod, tube and sheets for custom fabrication. Vanderveer's industrial plastic CNC machining can create Delrin® parts to extremely close tolerances.

Example of Delrin® Machined Parts   Machined Delrin® Tube

Delrin® Machining Profile

Key Properties:

  • Low moisture absorption
  • High mechanical strength and rigidity
  • Machinability

Proven Applications:

  • Gears
  • Bearings
  • Bushings
  • Rollers
  • Fittings
  • Electrical Insulators

For a comparison of the tensile strength, flexural modulus, coefficient of friction (dynamic), and more typical properties of both homopolymer and copolymer acetal, please refer to the .pdf below.

  Acetal Data Sheet

Several grades of Delrin® are available. For additional information on Delrin® plastic materials, contact your local Vanderveer Industrial Plastics representative or call Vanderveer Industrial Plastics at 714.579.7700.

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